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two-hour show for you guys. you've all heard by now about hurricane sandy. >> we've been pounded for 40 continuous hours with the wind, the rain, and of course the wave. we were knocked down by a rogue wave. that's why we moved up here. >> cenk: tonight we'll talk about the political ramifications of the storm including mitt romney's views on fema. >> we cannot, we cannot afford to do those things without jeopardizing the future for our kids. it's immoral in my view. >> cenk: immoral to fund fema? it might be the opposite. that's stunning. we'll have more on that in just a little bit for you guys. another huge line by mitt romney on the campaign trail. >> romney: now owned by the italians are thinking of moving all production to china. i will fight for every good job in america. >> cenk: just not true. lies, lies lies. all right, we've got all that and so much more for you tonight. it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> sandy has the campaign scrambling. >> we're keeping an eye on the ocean back here. >> obama: our number one priority is making sure that we're saving lives. >> debris
. >> jennifer: sandy on the eastern seaboard was terrifying, the light of day revealed it had brought was devastating. millions without power. thousands without homes. the damage to infrastructure and property at the moment incalculable. a disas of historic proportions the only silver lining, typical american response. >> obama: during the darkness of the storm, we saw what's brightest in america. >> jennifer: tonight for the next two hours it is "the war room" special coverage of sandy and politics. let's go right to new jersey where we have abc news correspondent t.j. winnick on the ground in cape may. he's on the part of the jersey shore that was hit hardest by the storm. t.j. welcome inside "the war room". >> jennifer, good to be here. thank you. >> jennifer: governor chris christie said tonight that the jersey shore of his childhood is gone. what does it look like on the ground? >> well, we are in cape may new jersey. cape may is actually the southern most tip of the jersey shore. somehow this community dodg
to the young turks. super storm sandy has done tremendous damage to the east coast the. >> that was probably one of the scariest waves i've ever seen. the amount of water coming through, i've never seen anything like that. >> cenk: we're going to be talking about what would have happened if republicans were in charge, how much did they want to cut fema? how unprepared would we have been. the actual numbers they wanted to cut right here on this show. then, do you believe in miracles? a week before the election, a republican actually gives credit to president obama. >> the president has been all over there. he deserves great credit. he gave me his number president white house and told me to call if i needed anything and he absolutely means it. >> cenk: but chris christy has an ulterior motive. >> is it too soon to talk about climate change or is it too late to talk about climate change? >> i never imagined that you could see glaciers this big disappearing in such a short time. >> cenk: almost no show outside of current television talking about climate change being related to sandy yesterday wi
to read into it. we'll take a break and when we come back we'll talk about hurricane sandy. and of course fox news is trying to blame president obama. >> this is going badly for obama because at a certain point we're all in this together, let's do this, then people get their patience and their emotion run very thin. >> something has to be done immediately. >> cenk: and you will love our elbow of the day at the end of the show. who it falls on, why it falls on them. and it (vo) brought to you by mucinex fast max. use as directed. >> cenk: now we have serious fallout from super storm sandy. a lot of people have not gotten their power back and there is perilous situations in different areas. >> look how desperate it has got in this neighborhood. we're outside of the key foods avenue a and east fourth street, and people are dumpster diving. what they're going after is the food that was inside these key foods. we presume it was spoiled and dumped out here for garbage. but instead those here are so hungry they literally pried open this dumpster. you see it open right now and they're literally
that happen. >> cenk: well, after sandy, when you talk about the jersey shore or a lot of other places, you can fairly say you didn't rebuild that. the federal government will re rebuild that. will the republicans say hey i don't want the money? dowill he say i don't want the federal help? hell no. do you remember when he ran this against obama. >> if you have a business, you didn't build that. somebody else made that happen. >> my father's hands didn't build this company. my hands didn't build this company? through hard work we built this business. why are you demonizing us. we need someone who believes in america. >> cenk: you see, that was the whole point. no one was demonizing anybody. president obama was saying we work together to build things, and sometimes to rebuild things. and that is in fact exactly what happens after storms. after hurricane katrina it was $113 billion of federal money that went down there to rebuild that area. there is a ratio that the government spends arch these disasters. it's 75% after the state and local governments have spent 25%. that's a disaster aid form
obama is talking about how we all have to stick together in times of emergencies like we had in sandy speaking in wisconsin. >> obama: when disaster strikes we see all the petty differences that consume us in normal times all seem to melt away. there are no democrats or republicans during a storm. there are just fellow americans. >> [ cheers and applause ] >> cenk: all right now that's a very good speech there. it's true. it also helps his cause. i notice something during that peach. let's show you the picture of the president there in wisconsin. normally they don't have the presidential seal at the podium, they have his campaign slogan. now they have it at the podium and on his jacket. gee, i wonder who the president ofofhehenited states off a ariri is. atat no the a a a aididt.t. they're doing that to remind people here's the president being president and being forceful. nothing wrong with it. that's exactly that he's doing and doing a great job. my job is to let you know how politics works. they planned that so he seemed more presidential and it's nicely placed. again to give presi
hd ♪ tion day, but of course hurricane sandy is throwing a curve ball in the obama and romney war room plans. president obama as we mentioned cut campaigning in florida short to return to washington. mitt romney had this to say in iowa before scratching plans for an evening rally in ohio. >> romney: hopefully your thoughts and prayers are join with mine and people across the country as you think about those folks that are in harm's way. >> jennifer: and the romney campaign actually went ahead with that event because doors had already opened. joining with me analysis of how the campaigns are reacting to hurricane sandy, and here inside "the war room" is cheryl. thanks for joining us tonight. >> absolutely. >> jennifer: welcome back. let me start with cheryl. talk about the aura of presidential leadership in the midst of a crisis. obviously people are saying it is a presidential advantage. is it as simple as that? >> i don't think it is that simple. this is the october surprise that people are wondering when this comes. this is barack obama's katrina moment. for
. now north carolina city after suffering through sandy is thinking, well, this thing is so real we've got to start taking precautions to which i say of course! >> experts now wonder if the massive storm surge that flood lower manhattan and washed away parts of the jersey shore could have been solved by sea barriers. now two engineering firms are preparing massive shields like these near the harbor. a wall i lie lies flat in the harbor and then comes up to protect the storm surge. they have them in london and the netherlands operating 4 24 hours a day. >> we have the whole man here, you're the senior science journalist for the "huffington post." okay, we we could put walls up, but shouldn't we go to the source of the problem fossil fuels. >> you have to mitigate the effects because in some respects it is a little too late to reverse this problem. but you also want to work as hard as you can to stop it from getting any worse. we can talk about this kind of two degree celsius problem, and we can get to the technical stuff. but the truth is it's already gotten so bad and even if we sto
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